If you or a loved one experience difficulties due to wound management issues, the following information may be helpful to you:
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Are You at Nutritional Risk?
If you answer “yes” to any of the questions below, you may be at risk of having malnutrition. Poor nutrition can result in poor wound healing. It can increase your risk of developing new ulcers. If you are at nutritional risk, ask your doctor or a Registered Dietician for help to improve your diet. Nyack Hospital’s registered dieticians offer one-on-one nutritional counseling services for individuals who wish to develop a personalized eating plan based upon their specific health condition.
For further information about nutritional counseling services at Nyack Hospital, please call 845.348.2167.
Do you have a disease, illness, or chronic condition that causes you to change the way you usually eat or makes it hard for you to eat?
Do you think you have a poor diet?
Do you have tooth or mouth pain, gum disease, missing teeth or poorly fitting dentures?
Do you have too little money for food?
Do you live and eat alone?
Are you taking a lot of medications?
Have you been gaining or losing weight without meaning to?
Do you have trouble walking, shopping or preparing food?
Are you over 80?